Episode 110 Navigating a Breakup, With Balloons and Party Hats if Needed


Navigating a break up can be incredibly difficult, leaving you feeling blindsided, emotionally triggered by every smell, sound, and place that you go. And what about the pain? You feel like your heart is literally breaking! Did you know that brain scans show that a breakup lights up the same area as physical pain, and the withdrawal from a partner hits the same areas as if you were coming off of a cocaine addiction!? Tony discusses three studies that show the impact of, as well as ways to work through, a breakup. And learn how to set yourself up to either be the person your partner won’t want to walk away from and/or be the best version of yourself for you, your kids, or your next relationship. Article referenced in this episode The Neuroscience of Relationship Breakups by Melanie Greenberg Ph.D and Breaking Up, Why it Hurts and Proof that it will Pass by Karen Young.

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